Noctuidae : Noctuinae

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Red Chestnut
Cerastis rubricosa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.336/2139
Norfolk status
Appearing in the first warm days of March and April.
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland, gardens.

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/05/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/04/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/04/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/04/2015128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
25/04/2015127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation Feb-April.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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